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Vol 49 No 9

Published 25th April 2008


Unhealthy prospects

If nothing else, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has proved wrong those critics who claimed he would be a mere puppet of his predecessor, Olusegun Obasanjo. Both men lead factions of the ruling People’s Democratic Party and tension between them is rising, not only as allegations of impropriety mount but also ahead of a Supreme Court challenge to Yar’Adua’s election victory, and amid new concerns about the President’s apparently uncertain health.

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